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Ayanna Pressley Rises: Her First One-Minute Speech on the House Floor

January 8th 2018 *My* U.S. Representative in Congress, Ayanna Pressley of the 7th Congressional District of Massachusetts, delivered her first speech on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in response to the ongoing government shutdown.  It took only … Continue reading

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Just When I Think I Could Not Possibly Love This Goddess Right Here Any More…

Friday, January 4th 2018   It is not news that small-minded, cowardly men are afraid of self-empowered, fully expressed, intelligent women.  So it is not entirely surprising that the GOP finds so much time to attack and troll Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez … Continue reading

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#116th Congress for the Record

Friday, January 4th 2018   When Gavin read this he said, “Wait! No. It’s actually 43 out of 45.”  I waited to be elucidated by his historical insight.   He explained, “The current president isn’t white, he’s orange.” Be that as … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the New Congress!

Friday, January 4th 2018   Yesterday marked the first day of the new U.S. Congress, wherein an historic number of women and progressives and minorities were sworn in!                         … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Warren Running for POTUS 2020

December 31st 2018 Well here’s a bright spot for the end of the year! It’s no secret my heart belongs to Bernie, but I love her almost as much.  She is my OWN Senator no less, from my OWN town, … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from The O’s 2018

Winter Solstice 2018 – 5:23 PM on Friday,  December 21st   With love from The O’s.  Or as 4 year-old cousin Mary calls us: “O O O O”   ♥♥♥♥

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Carry the Future

December 17th 2018   Just in time for the holidays, Dear Hubsand and I have found ourselves on a streak of purging and organizing.  There are few things so gratifying as getting things OUT of your environment that are no … Continue reading

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